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Acrostic Poems


For your English task today I would like you to create an acrostic poem about yourself. 


Take a look at the poster below to remind yourself about acrostic poems.



The first thing you will need to do is think of some adjectives for each letter of your name.

Take a look at the poster below (attached as a PDF below) for some ideas.



Then write your name down the side of a page and use the words you have come up with to write your poem. 

Here are some examples:




Alternatively, you could think of similes for each letter.

Here are some examples:






I have attached below an Acrostic Poem Template which you may like to use. Alternatively you can write your name in bubble letters down the side of a piece of paper or on a page in your Distance Learning book.


Feel free to add pictures or decorations to your poem.